There is no come back to caves. We are too many.
Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers.
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
One can choose to go back toward safety or forward toward growth. Growth must be chosen again and again; fear must be overcome again and again.
People seldom do what they believe in. They do what is convenient, then repent.
All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.
Progress of mankind is progress of mind and intellect.
We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.
Dignity does not consist in possessing honours, but in deserving them.
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.
He who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.
A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
If you can't say something good about someone, sit right here by me.
It is a waste of energy to be angry with a man who behaves badly, just as it is to be angry with a car that won't go.
A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.
The world would be happier if men had the same capacity to be silent that they have to speak.
How can you thank a man for giving you what's already yours? How then can you thank him for giving you only part of what is yours?
Itís extraordinary how self-obsessed human beings are. There is so much more out there than what connects to us.